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Simplicius Simplicissimus

Annotated Edition with an introduction by Helmut Weissenborn

May 23, 2023 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9781847498786
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Description

Simplicius Simplicissimus - the towering achievement of H.J.C. von Grimmelshausen, one of the earliest novelists in the German language - charts the adventures of its hero, Simplicius, through the horrors of battle, murder, fire and famine, offering an invaluable eyewitness account of the Thirty Years' War and showing how humanity can, in the end, triumph over brutality

A work of great poetical beauty and satirical strength, and a lasting historical document of timeless value, Simplicius Simplicissimus is one of the greatest picaresque novels in the Western canon.

About this Author

After serving as a soldier in the Thirty Years War, H.J.C. Grimmelshausen (1621-76), devoted himself to literature, penning various satires and gallant novels, although he is chiefly remembered for his picaresque masterpiece, Simplicius Simplicissimus.

ISBN: 9781847498786
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 379
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Published: 2023-05-23

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